Fashionable Frocks of the 1920s

August 28, 2021—January 2, 2022

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The Wyeths: Three Generations | Works from the Bank of America Collection

September 11, 2021—January 2, 2022

This exhibition has been loaned through the Bank of America Art in Our Communities® program.

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Image: (detail) Eight Bells (Clyde, Stanley and Andrew Wyeth aboard Eight Bells), 1937, N.C. Wyeth (American, 1882-1945), oil on hardboard, Bank of America Collection

Encouraging Curiosity & Creativity from Home

Stay curious and connect with us online! We collected digital materials for you to use to explore the museum remotely. We hope these will help you be creative, get inspired, and learn something new! We'll be updating materials and making announcements here, on social media, and via email.

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    The Albany Institute is open to the public.

    Thank you for helping us provide a safe environment at the museum! At this time, all staff and visitors over the age of two are required to wear a mask or face covering while at the museum, even if vaccinated. Free, single-use face masks are available at the Admission Desk if you do not bring one with you.

    Timed tickets are encouraged and may be reserved online. Walk-in visitors are also welcome. Learn more about our current policies on our Visit page.

    Exhibitions

    Our newest exhibitions Fashionable Frocks of the 1920s and The Wyeths: Three Generations | Works from the Bank of America Collection are now open. See more about our current exhibitions here.

    We're Hiring!

    Applications are currently being accepted for the position of Executive Director. Learn more here. Applications due by October 18, 2021.

    Call for Art

    The Albany Institute of History & Art seeks original artwork from Capital Region artists for a silent auction to accompany the 2021 Work of Art fundraising event in honor of Tammis K. Groft. The silent auction, the centerpiece of the evening, will celebrate and promote one of the Capital Region’s greatest assets: its vibrant community of artists. The event is planned to be held on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at the Albany Institute. Art entries are due October 6. Learn more here.

    Museum at Home

    Stay curious and connect with us online! Use our Museum at Home materials to explore the museum remotely and be sure to check out our YouTube channel. We hope these activities will help you be creative, get inspired, and learn something new.

    Outdoor Exhibition

    Enjoy seasonally-themed images from our collection in our special pop-up outdoor exhibition. 

    Activities

    Family & Public Programs

    Explore our Calendar of Events for upcoming virtual and in-person programs.

    School & Group Programs

    Virtual museum tours are now available.

    Looking for Teacher Resources? Explore our online options.

    Art Kits

    Art Kits feature projects related to the museum's collections or exhibitions and include materials and instructions for you to complete at home on your own. Kits may be purchased online and picked up at the museum during regular admission hours.

    Become a Museum Maker!

    For fun tips about art projects and fun activities you can do, check out our blog Museum Makers: Art Education.

    Teacher Resources

    Looking for online lesson plans? Explore our Teacher Resources!

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    Looking for ways to support the museum? Consider membership! Whether you join, renew, or even upgrade your membership, your support will help us navigate this difficult time and continue our mission of connecting diverse audiences to the art, history, and culture of the Upper Hudson Valley through collections, exhibitions, and programs. Thank you!

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